split-brain
adjective Date: 1958 having the optic chiasma and corpus callosum severed <
behavior in split-brain animals
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  • Split-brain — is a lay term to describe the result when the corpus callosum connecting the two hemispheres of the brain is severed to some degree. The surgical operation to produce this condition is called corpus callosotomy. It is performed rarely, usually as …   Wikipedia

  • split-brain — split .brān adj of, relating to, concerned with, or having undergone separation of the two cerebral hemispheres by surgical division of the optic chiasma and corpus callosum <split brain research> <split brain patients> …   Medical dictionary

  • split brain — ● split brain nom masculin Synonyme de encéphale dédoublé. ● split brain (synonymes) nom masculin Synonymes : encéphale dédoublé …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • split-brain — split′ brain′ adj. psl pat having, involving, or pertaining to a separation of the cerebral hemispheres by severing the corpus callosum • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • Split Brain — Corpus callosum (19), frontaler Schnitt Split Brain (englisch: geteiltes Gehirn) bezeichnet in der Medizin den Zustand nach der neurochirurgischen Durchtrennung des Corpus callosum, welches die beiden Hirnhemisphären miteinander verbindet. Den Ei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • split-brain — ¦ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ adjective : of, relating to, concerned with, or having undergone separation of the two cerebral hemispheres by surgical division of the optic chiasma and corpus callosum behavior in split brain animals split brain research * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Split-brain — Un split brain se produit lorsque deux parties d un cluster d ordinateurs sont déconnectées, chaque partie croyant que l autre ne fonctionne plus. Le terme est une analogie médicale du syndrome split brain. Les clusters à haute disponibilité… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • split brain — a brain in which connections between the hemispheres, mainly the corpus callosum, have been severed or otherwise disrupted; done surgically on experimental laboratory animals and in humans to provide access to the third ventricle or to control… …   Medical dictionary

  • split-brain — /split brayn /, adj. having, involving, or pertaining to a severed corpus callosum. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • Split Brain (Informatik) — Split Brain ist in der Informatik ein unerwünschter Zustand eines Computerclusters, bei dem alle Zwischenverbindungen zwischen den Clusterteilen gleichzeitig unterbrochen sind. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Formen 2 Zustandekommen 3 Auswirkungen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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